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Hundreds Potentially Exposed In Missoula Whooping Cough Outbreak

Missoula County health officials are investigating an outbreak of whooping cough that has sickened at least six Missoulians. Local health officials have identified hundreds more who may have been exposed to the contagious respiratory disease.

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Richest Hill Episode 03: First And Last Warning

In August 1917, Frank Little was the victim of a grisly murder in Butte. Little was a labor organizer who came to Butte to unify and radicalize Butte’s miners in their fight against the Anaconda Mining Company for higher wages and safer working conditions. Most historians believe that the Anaconda Company was behind Little’s killing, but no one knows for sure. A note pinned to his underwear threatened, "Others take notice: first and last warning," along with the numbers 3-7-77, the calling card of frontier vigilantes.

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'Richest Hill'

Learn about the past, present and future of one of America's most notorious Superfund sites

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Recipe: Moroccan Lamb, Apple and Squash Tagine

Here's "Food Guy" Greg Patent's recipe for Moroccan lamb tagine with apples. (A "tagine" can refer either to a Moroccan stew, or the cooking vessel you bake it in.) This dish can - and should - be made ahead and slowly reheated, for maximum flavor. You can substitute beef chuck or rump roast for lamb. The winter squash's sweetness complements the apple and lamb flavors.

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Calling all fans of psychedelic music! Join us Friday, April 19 at 10 p.m. for the latest edition of Psychedelic Circus.

Doc Sandoz has found & curated lots of unknown psychedelic gems, along with familiar psychedelicia to excite & entertain you on the April edition of the show. Sit back, relax, lower the lights and join Doc Sandoz & Joan Richarde for a musical trip down Alice's rabbit hole. Listen on your radio or online at 10 p.m. Friday.

Angela Cheng and Alvin Chow will perform live on Montana Public Radio, Friday, April 19 at 2 p.m.
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The piano duo of Angela Cheng and Alvin Chow are coming to Missoula as part of the Celebrate Piano Series at the University of Montana. They'll join us in the studio Friday April 19, at 2 p.m. to perform selections from Debussy and Brahms live.

Complete this sentence: "Béla Fleck is to the banjo as ______ is to the _______." Louis Armstrong to the trumpet?  Jimi Hendrix to the guitar? Clara Rockmore to the theremin? Among North American banjo players, only Earl Scruggs is as legendary (to diehard fans of bluegrass) for pioneering new techniques on this instrument.  From his early tutelage with Tony Trischka and nine years with the New Grass Revival to inventions within Béla Fleck and the Flecktones and with masters of other genres - as well as his duo with partner Abigail Washburn - Fleck's reinvention of the banjo goes beyond virtuosity. He's a banjo visionary.

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"Ragged Anthem" is a demonstration in continued poetic growth and expanded terrain. Written from the speaker’s midlife, the poems delve into the transformation of family, childhood tragedies, and politics. Dombrowski lifts the veil on the imbecilic bureaucracies—those on Capitol Hill and in the faculty meetings occurring in our own conference rooms—that often help to whittle our fates. 

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Here's "Food Guy" Greg Patent's recipe for Moroccan lamb tagine with apples. (A "tagine" can refer either to a Moroccan stew, or the cooking vessel you bake it in.) This dish can - and should - be made ahead and slowly reheated, for maximum flavor. You can substitute beef chuck or rump roast for lamb. The winter squash's sweetness complements the apple and lamb flavors.

As an angel funder, LaPointe provides not just capital but mentoring and networking opportunities to tech-based startups in Montana and nearby states.
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Today on Can Do: Lessons from Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs, angel funder Pat LaPointe drills into the details of accelerating the growth of early-stage tech companies in Montana, and why it matters.

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